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Hi.... I'm Melanie! I opened Beads-N-Style several years ago when looking for a change in career and lifestyle. I was working a full time job that had become stressful, my children were school age and I wanted to be with them more, and I wanted some sort of creative outlet. Ever since I was in high school I had wanted to start my own business, but just hadn't found the opportunity.

My husband discovered the magnetic beads and their benefits through a co-worker. He encouraged me to look into and learn jewelry making. To get me started, he surprised me when one day a large box of magnetic beads in all shapes and sizes appeared at our front door courtesy of UPS.

Since then, I have been happily learning how to make jewelry, creating jewelry and learning all the "ins and outs" of having a creative business. Almost two years ago I was able to…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 3
  • Joined May 25, 2009

Favorite materials

magnetic hematite beads, semi precious stones, Swarovski crystal, bali silver

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About

Hi.... I'm Melanie! I opened Beads-N-Style several years ago when looking for a change in career and lifestyle. I was working a full time job that had become stressful, my children were school age and I wanted to be with them more, and I wanted some sort of creative outlet. Ever since I was in high school I had wanted to start my own business, but just hadn't found the opportunity.

My husband discovered the magnetic beads and their benefits through a co-worker. He encouraged me to look into and learn jewelry making. To get me started, he surprised me when one day a large box of magnetic beads in all shapes and sizes appeared at our front door courtesy of UPS.

Since then, I have been happily learning how to make jewelry, creating jewelry and learning all the "ins and outs" of having a creative business. Almost two years ago I was able to leave my full time job and pursue my family and Beads-N-Style on a full time basis. I love it all and haven't looked back even once.

All the jewelry in my shop is designed and created by me.

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